FBI: Hate Crimes Rose For 2nd Year In A Row In 2016The FBI says hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.
NAACP Warns African-Americans Against Travel On American AirlinesThe NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.
Pew: 1 In 4 African-American Adults Have Been Harassed OnlineA new study says African-American adults are facing more harassment online than other races and ethnicities in the United States.
CDC Estimates 1 In 2 Black Gay Men Will Be Diagnosed With HIVAbout half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.
African Americans Have Made Up More Than Half Of Homicides In San Francisco In 201512 of the 23 people killed in San Francisco in 2015 have been African American.
African Americans Account For 45 Percent Of Those Cited For Resisting Arrest In San FranciscoThis as African Americans make up only six percent of the city’s population.
CA, NV Lawmakers Push To Make Ethnic Studies Course Mandatory For Public High School StudentsProposals that would make a class in ethnic studies mandatory for all high school students are being considered by legislators in California and Nevada. The bills would make the courses a graduation requirement.
Former Judge Teaches Class In Oakland On 'How Not To Get Shot' By The PoliceAdministrative law judge Demetrius Shelton says behavior that used to get kids sent to the principal’s office, now gets them thrown in jail.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris Breaks Down Student Truancy Levels By Race California State Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second-annual report on California’s truancy levels, which for the first time breaks the numbers down by race.
Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With DiversityApple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.
Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter ItselfCalls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.